Release Notes

# Version 13.0.0 - 15 December 2019

# Site Generation

  • Allow custom permalinks for posts
  • Add support for embedding Survey Monkey surveys

# Site Design

  • Add custom post format for surveys
  • Add surveys to the sidebar

# Content


# Version 12.5.0 - 14 December 2019

# Content


# Version 12.4.0 - 14 December 2019

# Content


# Version 12.3.3 - 13 December 2019

# Site Design

  • Improve display of images on mobile devices

# Version 12.3.2 - 13 December 2019

# Content


# Version 12.3.1 - 12 December 2019

# Content


# Version 12.3.0 - 12 December 2019

# Content


# Version 12.2.0 - 9 December 2019

# Content


# Version 12.1.1 - 9 December 2019

# Site Generation

  • Fix bug in claim generation for LinkedIn Learning embedded videos
  • Add notification of LinkedIn Learning videos not working with FireFox Enhanced Tracking Protection

# Version 12.1.0 - 8 December 2019

# Content


# Version 12.0.0 - 8 December 2019

# Site Design

  • Add support for LinkedIn Learning embedded videos
  • Increase heading size on posts and credentials

# Site Generation

  • Update to Hexo 4.0.0
  • Improve handling of markdown code fences
  • Add EJS tag for clearfixes
  • Remove comment left over from credential generation
  • Improve CI/CD pipeline caching
  • Update NodeJS version for site compilation

# Content

  • Update posts to use code fences where appropriate
  • Add missing alt attribute to About page
  • Update posts to use clearfix tag where appropriate

# Version 11.3.0 - 3 December 2019

# Content


# Version 11.2.0 - 29 November 2019

# Content


# Version 11.1.0 - 29 November 2019

# Content


# Version 11.0.0 - 16 November 2019

# Site Design

  • Fix font-weight on small text
  • Fix padding on navigation links
  • Add cookie consent screen

# Content


# Version 10.1.0 - 6 November 2019

# Site Design

  • Add support for Google Digital Garage certificates

# Content


# Version 10.0.0 - 3 November 2019

# Site Design

  • Remove tags from site
  • Create custom home page
  • Move “About Me” to a dedicated page
  • Add support for LinkedIn Learning certificates
  • Add support for LinkedIn Learning/PMI certificates
  • Add support for Udemy certificates
  • Update description in footer on all pages

# Site Generation

  • Set content type when uploading to S3
  • Prepare for posts created next year

# Content


# Version 8.0.0 - 31 October 2019

# Site Design

  • Remove archives, categories and tags from sitemap

# Site Generation

  • Update S3 upload plugin to Serverless S3 Sync

# Content


# Version 6.4.0 - 14 October 2019

# Content


# Version 6.3.1 - 13 October 2019

# Content


# Version 6.2.0 - 6 October 2019

# Content


# Version 6.0.0 - 5 October 2019

# Site Generation

  • Prevent search engine indexing of non-post pages

# Version 5.2.1 - 4 October 2019

# Content


# Version 5.2.0 - 30 September 2019

# Content


# Version 5.1.1 - 28 September 2019

# Content


# Version 5.0.0 - 11 September 2019

# Site Generation

  • Prevent deployment to staging when tagging release

# Content


# Version 4.6.0 - 9 September 2019

# Content


# Version 4.5.0 - 7 September 2019

# Site Design

  • Add “About Me” content to side bar

# Content


# Version 4.4.0 - 5 September 2019

# Site Design

  • Add default cover image and page description

# Version 4.3.0 - 25 August 2019

# Content


# Version 4.2.0 - 21 August 2019

# Site Generation

  • Improve generation of open badges posts

# Content


# Version 4.0.0 - 18 August 2019

# Site Design

  • Added ShareThis buttons to all posts

# Site Generation

# Content


# Version 3.3.0 - 7 August 2019

# Content


# Version 3.2.0 - 4 August 2019

# Site Design

  • Custom post type for open badges

# Content


# Version 2.3.0 - 23 July 2019

# Content


# Version 2.2.0 - 17 July 2019

# Content


# Version 2.1.1 - 13 July 2019

# Site Generation

  • Add canonical URLs to all posts

# Version 2.1.0 - 8 July 2019

# Site Design

  • Implement custom pagination display
  • Improve accessibility
  • Add archive pages to sitemap
  • Add category pages to sitemap
  • Add tag pages to sitemap
  • Remove pagination from the home page
  • Fix image sizes on post pages

# Site Generation

  • Remove trailing index.html from post URLs
  • Improve calculation of year and month in menus
  • Remove trailing index.html from archive URLs
  • Improve accessibility testing in CI pipeline
  • Generate sitemap as part of theme and remove external plugin
  • Remove trailing index.html from category URLs
  • Remove trailing index.html from tag URLs
  • Improve HTML validation
  • Remove Lambda@Edge functionality used for cache and URL rewriting
  • Improve CI/CD caching
  • Split deployment process
  • Force content-type setting on deployment

# Content


# Version 1.14.0 - 6 July 2019

# Site Design

  • Remove AWS WAF from production site
  • Improve ad display

# Site Generation

  • Auto-deploy site to production on git tag

# Version 1.13.0 - 5 July 2019

# Site Design

  • Implement ads on post pages

# Site Generation

  • Improve caching in CI/CD pipeline

# Version 1.12.0 - 1 July 2019

# Site Design

  • Implement ads in the archive pages

# Site Generation

  • Add URL aliases for posts with typos in the name
  • Improve link checking
  • Extend cache time for production files
  • Auto-deploy to staging environment
  • Fix post date/time calculation
  • Improve caching in CI/CD pipeline

# Content


# Version 1.11.0 - 29 June 2019

# Site Design

  • Improve image optimisations
  • Improve ad display
  • Display tags as pills
  • Remove automatic Google ads

# Site Generation

  • Improve CI/CD caching
  • Update dependency versions
  • Improve caching of production files

# Version 1.10.0 - 26 June 2019

# Site Design

  • Implement favicon
  • Improve ad display

# Content


# Version 1.9.0 - 25 June 2019

# Content


# Version 1.8.0 - 23 June 2019

# Content


# Version 1.7.0 - 17 June 2019

# Site Design

  • Implement new, custom theme

# Site Generation

  • Improve markdown validation
  • Ignore LinkedIn URL verification
  • Delete old theme

# Version 1.6.0 - 7 June 2019

# Site Design

  • Implement ads.txt file
  • Remove unused remote JS and CSS

# Content


# Version 1.5.0 - 2 June 2019

# Content


# Version 1.4.0 - 18 February 2019

# Site Generation

  • Add support for canonical links on content pages
  • Change render engine to hexo-renderer-markdown-it

# Content


# Version 1.3.0 - 17 February 2019

# Site Generation

  • Implement markdown validation
  • Change CI provider to SemaphoreCI
  • Add deploy infrastructure changes step in all environments
  • Add deploy content changes step in all environments

# Content

  • Reformat all markdown files to allow validation

# Version 1.2.0 - 3 February 2019

# Site Generation

  • Skip rendering of code samples
  • Remove the Serverless Lambda Version plugin
  • Implement unit tests for URL rewriting
  • Implement test steps in CI pipeline
  • Use local theme instead of a remote sub-module
  • Auto-deploy development version of site

# Content


# Version 1.1.0 - 2 February 2019

# Site Generation

  • Allow deletion of files on deployment
  • Update URL rewriting to avoid AWS Lambda function calls

# Content


# Version 1.0.0 - 31 January 2019

# Site Design

  • New site layout

# Site Generation

  • Web hosting configuration

# Content